Author Archives: Alan Richmond

01-22-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of January 15, 2018, through January 21, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 16 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. So far […]

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01-22-18 Suspicious brush fires

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, Area II Lieutenant Sherry Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 Ext. 266 Report No. C18002316     Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying anyone who may have information about the cause of three suspicious fires that occurred today, (January 22). The fires were […]

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01-19-18 Kailua-Kona man charged with sexual offenses: Samuel Latrik

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio S. Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 230 Report No. C16023200   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged an 18-year-old Kailua-Kona man with sexual and other related offenses in connection with an incident reported on, (September 3, […]

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01-18-18 Puna firearms theft

Hawai’i Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18001672   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai’i Island police are investigating the theft of firearms in connection with a residential burglary in Puna. At 6:00 p.m., Monday, (January 15), police responded to a […]

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01-18-18 Man charged with sexual offenses: Keith Hulihee

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                         Juvenile Aid Section, Area I                                                     Lieutenant Lucille Melemai Phone: (808) 961-2254 Report No. C17036065   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 55-year-old Puna man with sexual offenses in connection with an assault reported on (December 30, 2017). On (January […]

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01-17-18 DUI stats (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of January 8, 2018, through January 14, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 24 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Five of […]

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01-16-18 Missing person: Garret Jenks

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Lieutenant Allan Watanabe Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C17028929   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 29-year-old Puna man reported as missing. Garret Jenks was last seen in early August. He is described as 5-feet-8-inches, 140 pounds, […]

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01-12-18 Hawaiian Beaches shooting incident (Update No. 2)

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                            Criminal Investigations Division        Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18000979       Media Release (Update No. 2) An autopsy was held today on the man who shot himself, ending the standoff with police in Hawaiian Beaches earlier this week. Hawai’i Island police have identified the man […]

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01-11-18 Wanted person located: Jarrod Agasa (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Vice Section, Area II Lieutenant Royce Serrao Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 226 Report No. C180000889     Media Release (Update) Hawai’i Island Police have located 43-year-old Jarrod Agasa who was reported missing. He was located yesterday, (January 10), in Hilo in good condition.        

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01-11-18 Wanted person: Chance Gorelangton-Kuanoni

  Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 230 Report No.C14034065     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 22-year-old man identified as Chance Gorelangton-Kuanoni, last known to reside in Kamuela. He is wanted on an outstanding warrant of arrest […]

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01-11-18 Wanted person arrested: Tiara Kolowena (Update No. 1)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Chandler Nacino Phone: (808) 936-5171 Report No. C17035274      Media Release (Update No. 1) Hawaiʻi Island police arrested Tiara Kolowena on (January 10), at 8:15 p.m., at the Kealakehe Police Station after she turned herself into police. Kolowena was wanted on an outstanding warrant of […]

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01-10-18 Wanted: Tiara Kolowena (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Special Enforcement Unit, Area II Officer Chandler Nacino Phone: (808) 936-5171 Report No. C17035274   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Update)  The Area II Special Enforcement Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Tiara Kolowena, AKA Tiara Baker a 54-year-old who resides in the Kona […]

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01-10-18 DUI stats (yearly)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305     Media Release For the year 2017, there were 1,160 DUI arrests compared with 1,111 in 2016, an increase of 4.4 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were: District Hāmākua – 9 North Hilo- 5 South Hilo- 254 Puna- 276 Ka’u- […]

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01-09-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of January 1. 2018, through January 7, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 17 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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01-09-18 Hawaiian Beaches shooting incident (Update No. 1)

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                            Criminal Investigations Division        Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251 Report No. C18000979     Media Release (Update) The stand-off Hawaiʻi Island police had been investigating involving a lone barricaded subject in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision in lower Puna came to an end just before 1:00 p.m., today, (January 9,) […]

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01-09-18 Pahala woman charged in domestic related incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Lieutenant Rio Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext.230 Report No. C18000833   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police have charged a woman in connection with a domestic-related incident that occurred in Pāhala. At 10:49 a.m., Sunday, (January 7), officers responded to […]

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01-09-18 Hawaiian Beaches shooting incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                           Criminal Investigation Division                    Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808) 961-2251     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an ongoing barricaded subject incident in the Hawaiian Beaches subdivision in lower Puna. This morning at about 12:20 a.m., patrol officers responded to a report of gunshots fired at a residence […]

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01-08-18 Missing person: Jarrod Agasa

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol Division, Area I Captain Gregory M. Esteban Phone: (808) 961-2214 Report No. C18000889   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 43-year-old Hilo man who was reported missing. Jarrod Agasa is described as a […]

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01-08-18 Missing man located: Walbert Lee Loy

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17035549       Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police have located a 62-year-old Hilo man who was reported missing (December 24). Walbert Lee Loy was located (December 27), in good health in Hilo. Police appreciate the public’s assistance […]

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01-08-18 Wanted: Alexander Hill

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Lieutenant Robert Almeida Phone: (808) 961-2213   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 33-year-old Alexander Hill who failed to return to the Hawaiʻi Community Correctional Center on (October 2, 2017). Hill is […]

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01-08-18 Scams

Hawaiʻi Police Department Community Policing Section, Area II Sergeant Roylen Valera Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 259     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking the public to continue to be aware and knowledgeable of many types of telephone and internet scams. Individuals posing as employees of local utility companies and tax officials are calling […]

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01-05-18 Wanted man: Travis Nakashima (Photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C18000030 ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Hilo man who is wanted for questioning in connection with a stabbing incident in Puna on New […]

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01-05-18 Auto anti-theft safety tips

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigations Section, Area I Captain Gregory Esteban Phone: (808) 961-2214     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a rash of auto thefts in East and West Hawaiʻi and are cautioning the public to take precautions to deter would-be thieves. This includes tires and after market rims. “One significant factor […]

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01-05-18 Puna kidnapping suspects charged (Update No. 2)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone:(808) 961-2252 Report No. C17036090    Media Release (Update No. 2) Hawaiʻi Island police have charged two suspects in connection with the kidnapping incident in Puna. At 12:31 p.m., (December 30), officers responded to a call of a kidnapping from a Heʻe Street address […]

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01-04-18 Puna kidnapping suspects arrested (Update No. 1)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17036090   Media Release (Update No.1) Hawaiʻi Island police arrested the remaining suspects that were wanted in connection with a kidnapping incident in Puna. At 12:31 p.m., (December 30), officers responded to a call of a kidnapping from a […]

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01-03-18 Hawaii Island police officers honored

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police officers were recognized for their service and unique contributions to the community recently at the Hilo Yacht Club. The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi thanked […]

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01-03-18 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of December 25, 2017, through December 31, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Three of […]

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01-02-18 Man wanted in sexual assault investigation: Keith K. Hulihee Sr.

Hawaiʻi Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area I Lieutenant Lucille Melemai Phone: (808) 961-2254 Report No. C17036065   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 55-year-old Volcano man wanted for an arrest warrant in connection with a first-degree sexual assault investigation.  Sought […]

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01-02-18 Puna kidnapping suspects wanted

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17036090 ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two men and a woman who are wanted for questioning in connection with a kidnapping in Puna on […]

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12-29-17 Puna teen located: Raven Franco (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                  South Hilo Patrol, Area I                                                                     Officer Paul-Lawrence Rose Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C17035991     Media Release (Update) Hawai’i Island police have located 15-year-old Raven Franco who was reported missing. She was found in Hilo in good condition.

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12-29-17 Missing teen: Raven Franco

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                  South Hilo Patrol, Area I                                                                     Officer Paul-Lawrence Rose Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C17035991   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai’i Island police are searching for a 15-year-old Puna girl who was reported missing. Raven Franco was last seen leaving a Hilo residence on […]

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12-29-17 Missing: Puna man: Douglas Vernon Don

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17035983   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 67-year-old Puna man who was reported missing. Douglas Vernon Don is described as 6-feet, weighing 135 pounds […]

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12-27-17 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of December 18, 2017, through December 24, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 20 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Four of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. So far […]

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12-27-17 North Kohala utility vehicle theft

Hawaiʻi Police Department North Kohala Patrol, Area II Officer Justin Cabanting Phone: (808) 889-6540 Report No. C17035662     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the theft of a Land Pride utility vehicle in North Kohala. According to police, the theft occurred between Friday, (December 22), at 5:00 p.m., and Tuesday, (December 26), at […]

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12-26-17 Illegal aerial fireworks warning

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                            Criminal Investigation Section                                                    Captain Randall Medeiros Phone: (808)  961-2251     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police, concerned about illegal aerial fireworks, are asking for the public’s assistance in reporting information about the location of these dangerous and illegal pyrotechnic devices as well as the identity of people in possession […]

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12-21-17 North Kohala equipment theft

Hawaiʻi Police Department North Kohala Patrol, Area II Officer Emerson Paranada Phone: (808) 889-6540 Report No. C17035171     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the theft of chainsaws and other equipment in North Kohala. The theft occurred between Tuesday, (December 19), at 5:00 p.m., and Wednesday,(December 20) at 8:00 a.m. Suspects entered a […]

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12-21-17 Puna hostage event (Update No.2)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No.  C17035069     Media Release (Update No.2) A Pāhoa man arrested Tuesday afternoon, (December 19), in connection with a hostage situation in Puna was flown to an Oʻahu hospital for additional treatment of his injuries. At 5:39 a.m., that […]

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12-20-17 Wanted: Jeffery Belanio Jr.

                                                                                          Hawaiʻi Police Department Kaʻū Patrol Division, Area II Officer James Lorenzo Phone: (808) 939-2520 Report No. C17026128/KU                     ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release                                             Hawaiʻi Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Kaʻū man wanted for questioning in a terror threat and criminal property damage […]

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12-19-17 Hostage incident ends (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Division, Area I Lieutenant Reed K. Mahuna Phone: (808) 961-2356 Report No.  C17035069/PN     Media Release Hostage incident ends in Puna with the arrest of a 33-year-old Leilani man. A hostage standoff in Leilani Estates ended just after 2:00 p.m. after the suspect emerged from the residence he barricaded […]

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12-19-17 Puna hostage incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Division, Area I Lieutenant Reed K. Mahuna Phone: (808) 961-2356 Report No. C17035069/PN     Media Release Hawaiʻi Police are investigating an ongoing hostage incident in the Leilani Estates subdivision in Puna. This morning at about 5:40 a.m., Puna District Patrol Officers responded to a call of a shooting on […]

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12-19-17 Missing person: Jacob Mead (Photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Aaron Abalos Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C17022449   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are searching for a 16-year-old Kamuela youth who was reported missing. Jacob Mead was last seen on (August 8), in Hilo. He is described […]

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12-19-17 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of December 11, 2017, through December 17, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 24 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Five of […]

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12-18-17 Alaska woman charged with attempted murder

Hawaiʻi Police Department JAS-Area II, Kailua-Kona Lieutenant Rio. S. Amon-Wilkins Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 230   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged an Alaska woman in connection with an Attempt Murder 2 investigation. On (December 15), officers were responding to a reported traffic casualty with injuries that […]

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12-18-17 Hilo man charged with robbery

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17034929   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Hilo man in connection with an early Monday morning robbery incident at a downtown Hilo business. At 3:59 a.m., police were […]

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12-18-17 Puna burglary suspects arrested

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone:(808) 961-2252 Report No. C17034721          ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a Pāhoa man and a Volcano woman in connection with a residential burglary in Puna that left two officers injured. At 3:35 p.m., Friday, […]

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12-18-17 One way traffic pattern

Hawaiʻi Police Department                       Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauloe Phone: (808) 961-2305     Media Release In observance of the 2017 Christmas season activities at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hilo, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Kapiʻolani Street. Traffic will be allowed only in the Puna, or southerly, direction […]

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12-18-17 Hilo fatality (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit, Area I Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: (808) 961-2391 Report No. C17033785     Media Release (update) Police have identified the man who died from injuries sustained in a vehicle and bicycle crash Wednesday, (December 6), on Highway 19 near Hau Lane in the Hilo District. He was identified as […]

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12-15-17 Holiday Safety Tips

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244     Media Release The Hawaiʻi Police Department has received numerous calls from island residents reporting robo-calls, or spoofing. These are thieves trying to fool you into thinking you owe money to the IRS, power company or that you your auto […]

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12-15-17 Holiday safe driving message

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert P. Pauole Phone:  (808) 961-2305     Media Release As Americans hit the road this holiday season to celebrate with family and friends, it’s important that we all drive safely and safe driving means sober driving. The Hawaiʻi Police Department will participate in a National Drive Sober […]

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12-14-17 Kau coroner’s inquest investigation

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C17034456     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old man in the Kaʻū district. At about 7:37 p.m., Tuesday evening, (December 12), police received a call of an unresponsive man […]

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12-13-17 Arrest made in Honoka`a stabbing incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17034458   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police arrested a Hāmākua man in connection with a stabbing incident in Honoka`a. At 8:24 p.m., Tuesday, (December 12), police responded to the Hale Hoʻola […]

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12-13-17 Missing person: Keoni Brian Paulino

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                     South Hilo Patrol Division, Area I                                                                                   Officer Justin Dodo                                                                                              Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C17033723   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 24-year-old Puna man who was reported missing. Keoni Brian Paulino is described […]

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12-05-17 Wanted man arrested: Derek Agcalon (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No.  C17033728   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police arrested and charged a 51-year-old Puna man who was wanted for a probation violation bench warrant. At 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, (December 5), Derek Seichi […]

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12-04-17 Man Wanted in road rage assault investigation (Composite Drawing)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17032619   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for assault in connection with a road rage stabbing incident in Puna. At […]

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12-04-17 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of November 27, 2017, through December 3, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 23 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Eight of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. So far […]

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12-04-17 Missing woman: Parker Godwin aka: Amanda Burnell (Photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No.  C17022092   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating a 35-year-old Hilo woman who was reported missing on, (August 6). Parker Godwin, also known as […]

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12-04-17 Missing Puna woman: Colleen Pabre (Photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17026313   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are renewing their request for the public’s assistance in locating a 43-year-old Puna woman who was reported missing. Colleen Pabre was last seen in […]

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12-04-17 Operation Christmas Child (Photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release `Tis the season and Operation Christmas Child is in full swing at the Hawaiʻi Police Department. Total shoeboxes collected for East Hawaiʻi this year is 6,103 and for the […]

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12-04-17 Body recovered along the coastline of Hilo Bay

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17033409     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have initiated a Coroner’s Inquest in connection with the discovery of a body along the coastline of Hilo Bay. At 1:39 p.m., Friday afternoon, (December 1), police and fire personnel responded […]

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12-04-17 Paauilo traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: (808) 961-2391 Report No. C17033501     Media Release A 37-year-old Papaaloa woman died following a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon, (December 2), in Paauilo. She was identified as Lori Ann Sato. Responding to a 3:58 p.m., call, police determined that a 2004 Honda sedan was […]

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12-01-17 Wanted person (Surveillance Image)

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Alric Dalere Phone: (808) 961-2213 Report No. C17021189   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking the public for help in identifying the person whose image was captured on surveillance cameras in connection with a theft from a […]

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11-30-17 Hilo theft at downtown store (Surveillance Image)

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Officer Alric Dalere Phone(808) 961-2213 Report No. C17024916   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island Police are asking the public for help in identifying the person whose image was captured by store security in connection with a theft from a Downtown […]

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11-30-17 Officer of the Month for November: Officer Paul Wright

Hawaiʻi Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release The Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaiʻi recognized Puna Patrol Officer Paul Wright on Thursday, (November 30), as the East Hawaiʻi “Officer of the Month” for November. On (September […]

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11-29-17 More arrests in Kailua-Kona (Photos)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Operations  Major Robert Wagner Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 249 Report No. C17032965   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release In response to complaints received from the public, officers from a Special Enforcement Unit, Kona Community Policing, Area II Vice and Kona Patrol, served a search warrant […]

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11-29-17 Kailua-Kona drug arrests made (Photos)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Area II Operations  Major R. Wagner Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 249 Report No. C17032993   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release On, (November 28), at approximately 4:00 p.m., Kona Police served a search warrant at an apartment located on Pawai Place in the Kona Industrial Area. Upon executing […]

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11-28-17 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of November 20, 2017, through November 26, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 20 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Five of […]

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11-27-17 Rainbow Falls drowning

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17032845     Media Release Hawai`i Island Police are investigating the possible drowning of a 62-year-old woman and is searching for a 61-year-old man after they were swept down the Wailuku River.  At 12:39 p.m., Saturday, (November 25), police […]

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11-24-17 Road Rage stabbing incident (Photo)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17032619         ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release (Photo) Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a stabbing in connection with a road rage incident. At 3:29 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, (November 22), a 25-year-old Pāhoa man told police […]

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11-24-17 Hilo retail theft investigation (Surveillance Image)

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Patrol, Area I Sergeant Norbert Serrao Jr. Phone: (808) 935-3311 Report No. C17028810   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Surveillance Image) Hawaiʻi Island Police are investigating a Theft that occurred at a retail store within the 300 block of Kīlauea Avenue in Hilo On Saturday, […]

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11-22-17 Kau traffic accident victim identified (Update)

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Bradley Freitas Phone: (808) 326-4646, Ext. 229 Report No. C17031100     Media Release (Update) An autopsy conducted Thursday, (November 9), determined that a man who died Wednesday, (November 8), after being involved in a two-vehicle traffic collision in Kaʻū near the 46-mile marker of the Māmalahoa Highway […]

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11-22-17 Thanksgiving Weekend (Safe Driving Message)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert P. Pauole Phone:  (808) 961-2305     Media Release As part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” officers will conduct islandwide DUI checkpoints in anticipation of the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend. Sergeant Robert P. Pauole, head of the Traffic Services Section, […]

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11-22-17 Missing teen: Ashton-Gage Demorales-Moniz

Hawai’i Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Sergeant Chris Correia Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C17027689   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawai’i Island Police are searching for a 16-year-old Keaʻau boy who was reported missing. Ashton-Gage Demorales-Moniz was last seen in Keaʻau on, (October 2). He is described approximately […]

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11-21-17 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of November 13, 2017, through November 19, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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11-20-17 Kailua-Kona missing person found unresponsive

Hawai’i Police Department Kona Patrol Division, Area II Sergeant Mekia Rose Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 253 Report No. C17032308/KN     Media Release Hawai’i Island police have located a 51-year-old man, who was reported missing. On Sunday, (November 19), at approximately 6:00 p.m., officers responded to the area of the Old Kona Airport Beach in […]

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11-20-17 Wanted person: Shawn Allan Peete

Hawaiʻi Police Department Community Policing Section, Area II Sergeant Roylen Valera Phone: (808) 326-4646 Ext. 259   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 51-year-old South Kona man wanted for outstanding warrants. Shawn Allan Peete is described as being 5-feet-11-inches, […]

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11-16-17 Kailua-Kona Officer involved shooting incident

Hawaiʻi Police Department Kona Patrol, Area II Lieutenant Thomas Shopay III Phone: (808) 326-4646 Report No. C17031763     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at about 12:45 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, (November 15), in the area of Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway and Palani Road in Kailua-Kona. At approximately 12:19 p.m., […]

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11-16-17 Hilo traffic fatality identified

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Clarence Davies Phone: (808) 961-2391 Report No. C17026373       Media Release An 86-year-old Hilo woman died following a vehicle and pedestrian crash Thursday morning, (September 21) in Hilo. She has been identified as Yoshie Oshiro. Responding to a 10:51 a.m., call, police determined that a 2016 […]

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11-15-17 Missing Naalehu girl located: Melelani Leaverton (Update)

Hawai’i Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Detective Brandon Mansur Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 301 Report No. C17031457     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police report that the 13-year-old Nāʻālehu girl who was reported missing has been located. Melelani Leaverton was found in Hilo last night, (November 14), in good condition.    

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11-15-17 Wanted person located (Update)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Sergeant Juergen Canda Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C17029732     Media Release (Update) Hawaiʻi Island police report that the wanted person in connection with a counterfeit investigation in Pāhoa was located on, (November 15), at 1:15 p.m., in Keaʻau. The investigation is ongoing. Police ask anyone having […]

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11-15-17 Robbery and road rage arrests made

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17031552   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police charged two people in connection with a robbery stemming from a road rage incident on Kīlauea Avenue in Hilo. At 8:49 a.m., Monday morning, […]

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11-13-17 DUI Stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of November 6, 2017, through November 12, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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11-13-17 Missing Naalehu girl: Melelani Leaverton

  Hawai’i Police Department Juvenile Aid Section, Area II Detective Brandon Mansur Phone: (808) 326-4646, ext. 301 Report No. C17031457   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 13-year-old Nāʻālehu girl who was reported missing. Melelani Leaverton was last seen in Nāʻālehu on, (November 11). […]

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11-13-17 Pahoa forgery suspect wanted (Surveillance Image)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Puna Patrol, Area I Sergeant Juergen Canda Phone: (808) 965-2716 Report No. C17029732   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male involved in a forgery investigation that occurred on, (October 27), at a commercial business in Pāhoa. […]

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11-13-17 Burglary suspect arrested: Nicholas Blackwell

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17031294    ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police have charged a 29-year-old Pāhoa man in connection with a burglary of a vacant business building. At 11:50 p.m., on November 9, officers noticed […]

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11-09-17 Puna man wanted: David Bejamin Cordeiro

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 35-year-old Puna man wanted for outstanding warrants and questioning in connection with ongoing investigations. David Benjamin Cordeiro is described […]

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11-08-17 Kau Traffic fatality

Hawai‘i Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit Sergeant Bradley P. Freitas Phone: (808) 326-4646, Ext. 229 Report No. C17031100   Media Release An unidentified man died in a two-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning, (November 8), in Kaʻū near the 46-mile marker of the Māmalahoa Highway Route 11. His name is being withheld pending positive identification. Responding […]

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11-06-17 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of October 30, 2017, through November 5, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 18 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of […]

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11-06-17 Domestic Violence Restraining Order: Waimea Court

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Kohala, Area II Officer May Lee Phone: (808) 887-3080     Media Release Hawaii Island police want to inform you that Waimea Court is now accepting filings for Domestic Violence Restraining Orders. Ex Parte Petitions for a TRO can now be dropped off at the South Kohala District Courthouse.  Petitioners do […]

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11-03-17 Kona house fire claims victim

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Detective David Matsushima Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 224 Report No. C17030643     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police dispatch received a 911-Emergency Call reporting a structure fire at 06:11 a.m. in Kona this morning, (November 3). The fire spread from the south side of the two-story residence, […]

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11-02-17 Top Cop: Officer Conrad Bidal

Hawaiʻi Police Department                                                  Office of the Chief Chief Paul Ferreira                                                         Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]        Media Release                                       Officer Conrad Bidal was named the Hawaiʻi Police Department’s 2017 “Top Cop” by the Law Enforcement & Security Coalition of Hawaiʻi. Bidal a 1-year veteran officer […]

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11-02-17 Road Rage shooting arrest: Beau Dedier

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17030406   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police arrested four people in connection with a road-rage shooting incident but released three and charged only one. Just after 7:00 p.m., Tuesday evening, (October […]

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11-1-17 Ocean View burglary (Photos)

                                                                                             Hawaiʻi Police Department Kaʻū Patrol Division, Area II Officer Douglas Phillips Phone: (808) 939-2520   Report No. C17023621/KU                                                                                       Media Release (Photos) Hawaiʻi Police are asking for the public’s help in locating stolen items taken in a burglary from an Ocean View residence. The pictured items, […]

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10-31-17 Stolen Flags investigation (Surveillance Image)

Hawaiʻi Police Department South Hilo Division. Area I Lieutenant Robert Almeida Phone (808) 961-2213 Report No. C17021271   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Surveillance Image) Hawaiʻi Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the two individuals shown in the surveillance image. They are wanted in the investigation […]

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10-31-17 Puna shooting incident: Mahdi Hemmat (Update No. 1)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone:(808) 961-2252 Report No. C17030176       Media Release (Update No. 1) Hawaiʻi Island police have released a Puna man, pending further investigation in connection with a shooting incident that occurred on (October 29). On Sunday, (October 29), officers responded to a North […]

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10-31-17 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department Traffic Services Section Sergeant Robert Pauole Phone: (808) 961-2305         Media Release During the week of October 23, 2017, through October 29, 2017, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 25 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Seven of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. Three of […]

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10-27-17 Man charged in auto-theft: Jeremy Rafael Jr.

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area I Lieutenant Miles Chong Phone: (808) 961-2252 Report No. C17029964   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police charged a 25-year-old man in connection with an auto theft. At 1:05 p.m., Wednesday, (October 25), officers responded to an ʻIwalani Street residence in […]

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10-27-17 Arrest made in stolen ATV investigation: Wade Baji Jr.

Hawaiʻi Police Department Criminal Investigation Section, Area II Lieutenant Sherry D. Bird Phone: (808) 326-4646 ext. 266 Report No. C17029777                                             ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Hawaiʻi Island police arrested a Nāʻālehu man for several offenses following an investigation into a stolen all-terrain vehicle. On (October 19), Kaʻū Patrol […]

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10-27-17 Hilo robbery (Surveillance Images)

Hawaiʻi Police Department Hilo Patrol, Area I Lieutenant William Derr Phone: (809) 935-3311 Report No. C17029423   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release (Surveillance Images) Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a robbery incident that occurred on, (October 21), in Hilo and is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect […]

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10-27-17 Officer of the Month for October: Joseph Passmore

Hawai’i Police Department Office of the Chief Police Chief Paul K. Ferreira Phone: (808) 961-2244   ” template=”/var/www/vhosts/www.hawaiipolice.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery-caption.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”DESC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     Media Release Officer Joseph Passmore, (an 11-year police veteran), has been named as the Aloha Exchange Club’s October Officer of the Month. The award is based on the compassion and professional […]

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